Historic Overview Gilbert Desmet I

Rider

Overall Rank151
NameGilbert DESMET I
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth02-Feb-1931 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Gilbert Desmet (2 February 1931, Roeselare), nicknamed Smetje van Lichtervelde, is a retired Belgian cyclist, professional from 1952 to 1967. In the 1956 Tour de France, he wore the yellow jersey for 2 days, and in the 1963 Tour de France he wore it for 9 days. Desmet won 101 professional courses, including Paris–Tours, La Flèche Wallonne and Four Days of Dunkirk. His best result in the Tour de France was his 4th place in 1962. He finished second in the 1959 Paris–Roubaix.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

Major Victories

La Flèche Wallonne 1964
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1958
Paris - Tours 1958
Nokere Koerse 1960
4 Jours de Dunkerque 1964
Vuelta a España - stages 1958 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1960 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1965 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1962 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1963 (2)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1964 (1)
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Seasons

Gilbert Desmet I - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1950 Individual 0 1691
2. 1951 Individual 43 477
3. 1952 Groene Leeuw 8 824
4. 1953 Groene Leeuw 112 310
5. 1954 Groene Leeuw - Huret 261 176
6. 1955 Groene Leeuw 43 511
7. 1956 Bertin - D'Alessandro 1088 34
8. 1957 Faema - Guerra 215 214
9. 1958 Faema - Guerra - Clément 1565 17
10. 1959 Faema - Guerra 1138 29
11. 1960 Carpano 1210 31
12. 1961 Carpano 1240 33
13. 1962 Carpano 1239 31
14. 1963 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 1844 10
15. 1964 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 2278 7
16. 1965 Wiel's - Groene Leeuw 1175 30
17. 1966 Roméo - Smith's - Plume Sport 261 182
18. 1967 Roméo - Smith's - Plume Sport 230 199
19. 1968 Individual 13 493
Overall: 13963 151